When comparing the Toyota Prius v's and the Audi A3's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Prius v has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Audi A3 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Prius v's and the Audi A3's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Prius v is a better car than the Audi A3.
Toyota Prius v vs. Audi A3 Pricing
A used 2017 Toyota Prius v ranges from $13,994 to $26,996 while a used 2017 Audi A3 is priced between $14,629 to $24,993.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Prius v’s base engine makes 134 horsepower, and the Audi A3 base engine makes 186 horsepower. The Prius v is rated to deliver an average of 41 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 464 miles. The A3 is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 462 miles. This gives the Toyota Prius v the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Audi A3. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota Prius v has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Audi A3 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.